Buying a house or property is one of the most significant financial events in a person’s life. A degree in real estate puts you in the center of this exciting field. Austin Community College’s program includes courses in real estate marketing, finance, and sales. Upon completion you are ready to take the real estate broker or real estate sales licensing exam.
ACC’s degree and certificate programs prepare you for a career in residential sales, commercial real estate, mortgage lending, appraisal, inspection, or property management.
Search real estate records, examine titles, or summarize pertinent legal or insurance documents or details for a variety of purposes. May compile lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and private records for law firms, real estate agencies, or title insurance companies.
524 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 4.58 % over the next four years.
Hourly Wage 403 Currently
Perform duties related to the purchase, sale or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.
403 Brokerage Clerks are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 9.68 % over the next four years.
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
Hourly Wage 2230 Currently
Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land (including rights-of-way).
2230 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 7.67 % over the next four years.
Appraisers, Real Estate
Hourly Wage 597 Currently
Appraise real property to determine its value for purchase, sales, investment, mortgage, or loan purposes.
597 Appraisers, Real Estate are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 5.03 % over the next four years.
Real Estate Brokers
Hourly Wage 821 Currently
Operate real estate office, or work for commercial real estate firm, overseeing real estate transactions. Other duties usually include selling real estate or renting properties and arranging loans.
821 Real Estate Brokers are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 1.95 % over the next four years.
Real Estate Sales Agents
Hourly Wage 3679 Currently
Rent, buy, or sell property for clients. Perform duties, such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts. Includes agents who represent buyer.
3679 Real Estate Sales Agents are employed. This number is expected
to increase by 3.1 % over the next four years.
Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.
ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your short and long-term goals. Visit our awards page to learn about the types of credentials we offer and the differences between each.